The week of

May 17, 2002

New Resources

New Publication: Canada’s CED Magazine Making Waves


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[COMM-ORG] From: Don McNair Please find below a brief summary of the articles published in the Spring 2002 issue of “Making Waves: Canada’s Community Economic Development Magazine.”...

New Paper: Church-based & Community-based organizing


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[COMM-ORG] Thanks to Kelly Pierce for alerting me to a paper comparing low-income organizing by church-based and community organizations. It is available at: The web address wraps to two lines and...

New Magazine: Shelterforce


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[COMM-ORG] From: Linda Ocasio Cushing Dolbeare: 50 Years of Activism The March/April issue of Shelterforce magazine features a Q&A with Dolbeare, the founder of the National Low Income Housing...

National Conferences & Calls for Proposal

Ending Homelessness:From Ideas to Action


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[PACDC] Ending Homelessness:From Ideas to Action The National Alliance to End Homelessness The National Alliance to End Homelessness will hold its annual conference, Ending Homelessness: From Ideas...

STARC Alliance Summer Gathering 2002 (for students)


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[Comm-Org] ready for an awesome, youth-led organizing conference? ################################################ In Solidarity: Youth Working for Community Justice The STARC Alliance Summer...

Grant Opportunities

National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations


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[PACDC] National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Grants and technical assistance for nonprofits seeking to start or expand successful...

Target Stores Offer Scholarships for Students Engaged in Community Service


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[RFP Bulletin] Target Stores Offer Scholarships for Students Engaged in Community Service Deadline: November 1, 2002 Administered by the Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation of America, Inc.,...

Until There’s A Cure Foundation


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General Qualification Information Grant funds must be used for HIV/AIDS, and the program for which you are requesting funds should offer a means of introducing and/or producing positive community...

Miscellaneous

Call for Papers: Env Justice: Gender, Sexuality, and Activism


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[Comm-Org] From: "Steve Chase" CALL FOR PAPERS ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND ACTIVISM An anthology Essays from any discipline that examine issues of gender or sexuality as...

Call for Proposals: Education Now and in the Future.


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The Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory is now accepting proposals from educators interested in presenting at NWREL’s annual conference, Education Now and in the Future. Please go to for...

Community Schools Work


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[Public Education Network] FULL-SERVICE SCHOOLING PAYS DIVIDENDS Families stayed put in the same neighborhood, and kids’ test scores rose. That’s what happened at three Chicago schools...

Becoming a Reflective Educator


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[Public Education Network] BECOMING A REFLECTIVE EDUCATOR "At the heart of reflection," writes Joan Richardson, "is the belief that, given opportunities to carefully consider their...

Doing it Without Volunteers


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[Public Education Network] HIDDEN COSTS OF FREE TIME AND TALENT: DOING WITHOUT VOLUNTEERS If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing without volunteers, writes Nick Cater. In this...

2002 Philadelphia Summer School Info


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Information re: Summer School in Philadelphia – 2002 Eligibility: Students who failed 1 out of 4 major subjects Grades: 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9 (see below for more information) Dates: July 8-August...

CCPH Fellows for 2002/2003


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[CCPH] We are pleased to announce that the CCPH Fellows for 2002/2003 have been selected. See the press release below for details, and feel free to forward this information to colleagues and list...

NYLC’s Generator extends submission deadline


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The National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) has extended the deadline for submissions for the Fall 2002 issue of The Generator, which will feature articles on the theme: Meeting the Standards...

The Institute for Community Leadership Internships


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We are looking for individuals 18 years of age and older to join our team. Do you want to transform education? Do you want to foster democracy schools? Stand up against the race and class disparities...

Call for materials relevant to service and people with disabilities


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In response to requests from the field for materials which support the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities in national service programs, the National Service Inclusion Project is...

A Laboratory for Democracy


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[Public Education Network] A LABORATORY FOR DEMOCRACY No responsible educator would advocate teaching chemistry without a laboratory. No good chemistry teacher would assign her students textbook...

Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards


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[RFP Bulletin] Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards to Honor Contributions to Understanding of Racism and Diversity Deadline: January 31, annually Created in 1934 by Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith...

Community Technology Review inviting article abstracts and overviews


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[Digital Connections] The *Community Technology Review* is now inviting article abstracts and overviews for the next issue to be produced and distributed this fall. Themes include a continuation on...

No Child Left Behind Act


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[Digital Connections] This message is from Gary Kowalczyk, Coordinator of National Service Programs at the Corporation for National and Community Service Dear Colleagues, As you know, the No Child...

Youth Art Contest


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Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) and the Mural Arts Project Present a City-Wide Art Contest: "What I Love About Philadelphia" for kids ages 7 to 14. Paintings or drawings...

Free Trees, A Reminder


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Dear Tree Tenders and Friends of Tree Tenders, During the present heat wave and before the new fall season begins in September, please remember that September 13, 2001 is the drop dead deadline for...

The Book Bank is Back!


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The Greater Philadelphia Book Bank is back in operation. The Book Bank, closed for the summer, reopens next week with over million free books available to residents of the Tri-State Area. The Book...

Freedom’s Answer


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I am writing to introduce you to Freedom’s Answer, an exciting new service-learning program in civics and community service. I hope you make it a priority of your school for next year –...

Want research on CRA?


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[Community Development Banking listserv] I am hoping there is a fellow researcher who would be interested in providing a permanent home for what I believe is the largest collection of early Community...

"Everyday Heroes"


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Film Showing: "Everyday Heroes" The film will be broadcast in the Philly area: Pennsylvania WHYY-12, Philadelphia Thurs, Oct. 24 @ 11 pm EVERYDAY HEROES explores the rewards and the...

Add your program to After School Mentoring & Tutoring Directory


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Bernice Kaplan, Department of Human Services, is updating an After School/Mentoring & Tutoring Directory. Last year’s edition was successful and was sent to many agencies throughout the...

Call for Contributions to the AATSP Journal


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CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE VOLUME JUNTOS – Community Partnerships in Spanish and Portuguese Editor: Josef Hellebrandt (Santa Clara University) Associate Editors: Jonathan Arries (William and...

GRANTMAKERS AVERSION TO ADVOCACY IGNORES HISTORY


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[Public Education Network] GRANTMAKERS AVERSION TO ADVOCACY IGNORES HISTORY >From the very beginning, public-policy work and advocacy activities, such as organizing citizens to voice their views,...

Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility


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[From the COMM-ORG Newsletter] Humboldt State University (California) initiated the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility. It states, "I pledge to explore and take into...


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